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October 29, 2008
The Phoenix soccer team beat Furman Oct. 28 to complete a 7-0-0 perfect Southern Conference season. This is Elon's first regular season men's soccer title in the conference. Elon will enter the SoCon tournament Nov. 8 as the top seed, and will host the quarterfinal game on campus.
October 23, 2008
A spectacular touchdown catch by wide receiver Terrell Hudgins was featured as an ESPN "great grab" segment on the College Football Live program on Oct. 23.
October 8, 2008
Jerry Tolley, former head Elon football coach and a current member of the University Advancement staff, has been named a member of the 2008-09 Hall of Fame class of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). The honor is the highest bestowed by the NAIA.
September 14, 2008
Six new members make up the 38th class of the Elon Sports Hall of Fame. The six inductees were recognized during a halftime ceremony of the Phoenix vs. Presbyterian College football game Sept. 13.
August 26, 2008
Two Elon football players, wide receiver Terrell Hudgins and quarterback Scott Riddle, were among 10 athletes nationwide named as "players to watch" in a USA Today article that previewed the upcoming season on Aug. 22.
June 9, 2008
Elon alum Deborah Yow ’74, now serving as director of athletics at the University of Maryland, will be the first woman ever to head the Division 1A Athletic Directors’ Association when she takes office in September.
June 5, 2008
Elon's men’s basketball, women's cross country, women's golf and volleyball teams are among NCAA Division I teams receiving public recognition awards for their latest multi-year Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores. The public recognition awards, announced by the NCAA April 24, are part of the broad Division I academic reform effort.
June 1, 2008
The no. 2 seed UNC Wilmington Seahawks posted 11 runs in the top of the ninth inning to down the no. 3 seed Elon Phoenix 15-11 on June 1. The loss ends Elon's competition in this year's NCAA post-season play.
May 25, 2008
The Elon Phoenix defeated the College of Charleston Cougars 17-8 on May 25 to claim the 2008 SoCon tournament title. Elon improved to 43-16 and claims the league's automatic bid to the NCAA Division I baseball tournament.